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Adair County Democrat (Newspaper) - May 24, 1929, Stilwell, Oklahoma - MORE MONEY - MORE BUSINESS - LET'S GO!! u COTTON COMES BACK. CAPPER BACKS FARM BILL COOLIDGE IS EARLY. WHY FARMERS LAUGH Cotton growers will be glad to hear that big department stores are specializing in cotton goods. Cotton arrives is the announcement of one store, the biggest in New York, doing about $90,000,000 a" year. "Dotted Swiss" "Pigne" and "'ginghams'" are featured energetically. "Often woman changes," the French say. Real or imitation rilks have been the rage. Now King Cotton comes back. If Americans will advertise, and emphasize "Cotton goods grown and made hi America," instead of advertising "British Cotton cloth," that will help. Senator. Capper of Kansas, trusted by farmers, backs president Hoover's farm bill. He opposes the debenture subsidy plan, whidh would pay a bonus to exporting middlemen, cost the taxpayers heavily, and do the farmer little, if any'good. ADAIR COUNTY'S LEADING 'NEWSPAPER VOLUME NUMBER 32. STILWELL, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, MAY 24, 1929. NUMBER 16. ELMO PUGH BUILDS NEW  HOUSE ON HIS FARM Elmo Pugh, field worker for the First National bank, has built a new house on the farm which he recently bought. . The farm borders the town on the southwest corner and is an ideal stock and fruit farm. Mr. Pugh has stocked the farm with pure bred milk cows and plans to raise this kind of stock to sell. He has a 600-tree peach orchard that is well cared for and will soon be a heavy producer. The farm has spring water and an all-season pond to supply water for the stock, The part that is not being cultivated is well set in pasture grasses and a part is meadow that is almost ready to be cut for hay. Mr. Pugh and his family have moved into, the newly erected house to personally supervise the work on the farm. He plans to devote the farm to the raising of pure-bred milk stock and states that he has already sold more than 20 head of cattle since he has owned the place. At present he has a beautiful herd of fat cattle and he plans to increase this number. Calvin Coolidge, as director of the New York Life Insurance company, arrived twenty minutes ahead of time for his first director's meeting. "Seest thou a man diligent in his business, he shall stand before kings." The former president is interested in life insurance, not for profit, but for possibilities of public service. His day's work yesterday paid 50; not much according to present ideas, but it is fifty times as much as Mr. Cool-idge's father paid the black-bearded giant who earned $1. a day fifty years ago in the Coolidge blacksmith shop.  Tears and laughter afford reUef. Xibud laughter, violent weeping, c^use' the mind to rest and bring temporary peace. There will be farm relief laughter in the news that railroads have consented to lower freight rates on wheat flour from the Middle West to the Atlantic. The notion that farmers will get more for their wheat when flour mills pay lower freight rates will make the; saddest farmer laugh. Relief for flour manufacturers is welcome. They are having a hard time with chain stores regulating their profits. But charging them ten cents less a barrel for shipping flour will not give the farmers two cents more a bushel for wheat. Relief for farmers and for many others will come for generally increased prosperity, and especially from sharing the national wealth more widely. American farmers once sold corn for less^ than the amount of the tariff now proposed. Prisons have changed. One ancient hero/solitary in prison, had to encourage him only the example of, a humble spider spinning and*respinning a web as fast was it was torn down. A well known oil magnate, jailed because he wouldn't answer Senators' questions, has the deeper^ pleasanter inspiration^ of a blonde trained nurse. BOND ISSUE IS GAINING FAVOR WW PEOPLE $150,000,000 Bond Issue Would Be Paid Entirely From Taxes On Automobiles and Gasoline. ' SCOUT TROOPS REORGANIZED Scout Executive G. M. Hass of Muskogee waB present at. a meeting of the Stilwell scout troop No. 44, last Thursday night to assist in the reorganization of the troop. The following officers were elected to office for this year: troop committee, W, A. Wobdtuff, chairman; G. F. Hughes, promoter. H. C. Bone, inspector. H. G. White was elected scout master with Rev. Cbas. H. Cole assistant -scout jmaster.-,Larry South worth was elected1 leader of the Beavers and Woodman Blanck leader of the Fox patrol. Plans-are already under way" for a camping trip for the tropp and many other activities are plarjned for the troop during the summer. ; From all over the-state comes favorable comment on the proposed bond issue for hard surfaced roads, according to the reports in.daily papers. ' .Thursday morning Judge R. Li Williams discussed the project in an article for the Tulsa World in which he stated that he favored the bond Issue if the cost was to be taken care of by an increase in gasoline tax. A 5c tax on gasoline would yield ah annual inconle, of between 15 and 20 millions of dollars per year, he. said. With the present revenue, the state has been able to build very few roads since such a great part of it has been spent in maintenance. This maintenance cost will be reduced just as rapidly as the hard surfaced roads are built, according to road authorities. # .. * * * * # ABOUT BRISBANE STILWELL MAN OUSTED FROM ROAD POSITION TURNBULL'S BOND REDUCED FROM TEN TOFIVE THOUSAND The bond of J. R. Turnbull, who is charged with the murder of Henry Templeton near WestviU'e" last year, was reduced to 5,000 by District Judge Parks. Turnbull is in the Sallisaw jail for safe keeping. The jury hung when his case was tried here in October and his bon was fixed at $10,000. At a jail break at Sallisaw in March when 11 other prisoners escaped, Turn bull refused to leave, ^cording. to other inmates.' -' Earl Smith of Muskogee Named as Superintendent in Muskogee District. * Bach week the Democrat carries * * a column written by Arthur Bris- * * bane. ' * * A few . things about Brisbane,* * his life, and his work might make * * our readers appreciate himj more. * * Brisbane writes for 20,006,000 * * people every day with an addi- * * tional 20,000,000 every week. For * * this Brisbane receives a salary * * greater than that of the president, * * of the United States, the members * * of the cabinet and the supreme * * court combined. He is indeed the * *' highest paid editorial writer in the * * world. * * Mr. Brisbane was born in Buf- * * falb, N. Y., Dec. 12, 1864. He * * aws educated in the American pub- * * lie schools followed by five years * * study in France and Germany. On * * December 12, 1883, he began * * newspaper work as reporter for the * * New York Evening Sun, which he * * later served as London correspon-' * * dent and as editor. He was. man- * * aging editor of different editions * * of the New York World for seven * * years, and was editor of the New * * York Evening Journal from 1897 * ;,t to 1921. He owned at one time the * * Washington Times, and the Mil- * * waukee Evening Wisconsin, sell- * * ing both papers to William Ran- * * dolph Hearst. He also served as * * editor of the Chicago Herald and * * Examiner and other Hearst news- * papers. * .* * * * * * * * HUGHES DISCUSSES POSSIBILITIES OF CHEESE FACTORY FOR STILWELL POSTOFFICE AT MARBLE CITY ROBBED SUNDAY Voyle .Carleton being Held For Investigation by Sheriff; Has Already Served Term for Robbery. Orvil Reid was in Monday on business. -Westyille last Earl W. Smith, a Muskogean, has been named state maintenance superr intendent for the Muskogee district beginning May 15, according to a disr patch from the capiitol city to. the Muskogee Daily Proehix.: Smith/; will succeed j. W. Ferguson of Stilwill to the office. - .->�... ' "Tne" selection'' of Smith"'"to T road" position by the Wentz highway commission is the first major change to be made in this district since the ousting of the Johnston commission. Ferguson was an appointee of former state Senator John A. Goodall, who served Governor Johnston as floor leader dur ing the eleventh legislature. The Phoenix said: "During the past year' Smith has been working with T. P. Clonts, division highway engineer. For twb years, 1916-1918, he served as a Muskogee finance commissioner. Subsequently he was appointed street com missioner for a two-year period. Smith then engaged in the construction business for the Shell Petroleum company. "While, he said he had not been notified that he had been appointed highway maintenance head, Smith said his duties would include the direction of road maintenance in Cherokee, Sequdy ah, Adair, and Muskogee counties. According to Sheriff George A. Cheek the postoffice at Marble City was robbed last Sunday night $80 in cash and a check for $10 was taken. Rufus Choate, postmaster, reported to Sheriff Cheek Monday morning. Only one arrest has been made in the case, Cheek said Tuesday morning. Voyle Carleton was placed under arrest and is being held by county officials for investigation..Cheek stated that U. S. Commissioner Joe Lynch of Stilwell was expected to arrive in Sallisaw some time Tuesday to hold the investigation. County records show that Carleton was delivered to the state penitentiary6 at McAlester July 13, 1927, to serve a sentence on a,plea of guilty i -"-~ bing the Marble City post office, eton was released from the pen^pril 14, 1929, according to ShS Cheek stated that an have burglarized the po Sunday night. A hole^ jdrttt through the door'near and the door was unlocked in Hhis Harry Hayman, county agent, in Westville Monday. was In the medical department of the jail, this blonde lady works for the sick and suffering, and says to her oil man assist^, twocth $100,000,000, "Please hand me that iodine." or "Watch how I fix this bandage." Much can be learned in such an atmosphere. DEGAN HUMMINGBIRD Degan Hummingbird, 21 years old, died at his home at Echota Tuesday', May 22, following an attack of tuberculosis.. Funeral srevices were held Wednesday and burial was made in the Echota cemetery. J By A. C. M. JAKE TRADES BACK Mr. Si Perkins, Newspaperman: Jake Onionrunner he tell urn bout it trade it car for little team democrat last week. Now she covered nough tell urn bout how squaw he beat it up Jake.' :.,...'... Jake she gotjt sho nuff mean squaw. Jake she drive it team a them* little democrat up to huose. an squaw he take it boom pole an beat it up Jake somepin terriffie. Jake she stay in bed an wear glasses so no can hit it some more an get it welL Squaw he say Jake she gotta take them little mule back. Jake she take. Start it back to neighbor house driy BRIDE OF MAY DIES SUDDENLY Mrrs,J2harles,p. McFeeters D^es ^at Maud Following Attack of Acute Indigestion. were held at - the Methodist church here Wednesday afternoon for Mrs. Charles O. McFeeters 24 years old, formerly Miss Margga Magdaline Stewart, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Stewart of the Starr community. Mrs. McFeeters died suddenly at Maud, Oklahoma, Sunday night following an attack of acute indigestion. She graduated from the local high school in 1926 and was married May 5 of this year. She had been employed to teach the coming term of schoql|at Starr, according to reports.  | j She is survived by her parents, jl .4ij 'husband, who is in the sanitoriufl at San Antonio, Texas, and by four i isj ters, Mrs. T. L. Yancy, Seminole,'. I ijs[ W. J. McMillan, Ft. Collins, C > Mrs. C. W. Quillin and Mrs. V  dri Adair of Maud, Okla., and two brjb a- Banker Believes that Cheese Factory-Is Greatest Need of This Sec-tion After Study of Plants. miw Charley Hughes, president First National bank, has talked" oyer the cheese" factory propositicm^iftttJfc the past few days with tne#cliftFt&-etteville, Springdale, Rog�asv/BBpton ville, Gentry, Neosho, SiioajfoSjffih^] and other towns thatc^v^ Jb�f| plants in operation for.scjnje ^ ^ "1 have found in. every-town an expression of completSrf4tisfVctT6tf'bQth among the busmess^metfamf4he3Hff�-ers who trade thSfS'flver'We^reitflh ��j the cheese factorjbrewitheadaity/busl-ness," Mr. HugHei Haidu twinuotBBim "I have foundithait iaiStWarhiSpisinga they are (paying 5{���t90und4osifcuitefi-fat ajt, tb? (asjoigwl rMmy J. M. Haygood, pastor of the taking Parlor. , Burial was at-New Hope'qemete C. J. Carson, R. L. Reese, C. Hu ha raid ih -a.' we would soppiy it,** .ought to~ cows and the farmers n a cheese factory if ..... .... LOCAL ELEVATOR) ISutFARuRj m ateltb^prbspeJ"^ HwyJsh�41d.�iM OF NEW ARKftMAbG^AHJ^Qsaj C6^frer�r&ieasefRJr�liA� ' is$r ;hIoo rf^r ith^bawkfersj ln^mew'Jfnfenjvooiairyoag^ Keese. c. a. ent8 and the .MW paic�,un. bu At. the session of co^htfialiete Mofla^b^'TBd^PatKs a'^rce^tf ^ante^tito9Ru1fiwWeMie*'*om Jesfe. . ,, . , . . ^bbepfiandri^bgianted^iiaa^oBJfr^ |jofi{$20 perjTmpnth/bNancy; Wi|�e,'wasij granted, a divorce irora Everett Wilsie Mr. Hughes th^ji sho'uldlrr^e8t)|(yeW farmer wfio has mclm^ Ttrjr ttrit! Sairy business. He will b^ detigMid to go over the facts with anydWintelfost- Town Talk . The Fletcher Motor company''! Ida'd^d"4 darload ofFtitds'Thurtaa- Joe Nance haV+joughf'the ^Sflifrig '| Meat 'Market ahd'nas 'mov^d \h that (rsta�h.d;,'JsIo fi!oo r. o.t ojH . aii bluoii?, oil} aar.oiant nlrravr urtldtcoitf' q�tt- ];35heiiirflt'honteirgrowni cabfe�g�ripf |th�,}Sf9Qqf| s?a?,r^roughtsiri0teE Fate ;sal?5k*Moo Jon an mule runrit over tree, it wagon ^an^jtefs^ f^f|djj agon wheel runned over Jake) _____ ,_er an g^ 'put in^tiM^^{ie k"M>m fore can start in cold weather. Mrs. Carson Hopkins of the Satfjri Funeral s/erv^es were held Moi "'" ~ " "me1 Mrs. Hopkins is survived by Merritt, photographer of jpoaa} i;nJ.o} smlnoaaAKaoUibfloa nvfotl-0iT6m^Mc'Ca^ana!;afea m^' "hmt cUMtf-" same place last Thursday. The stills wcrejilocatedssixomites Bohtfe.Q^Chewo ey. Five barrels of mash was^dg^tTPX^ ^an , empty house, five mules south^t mhM Thr^e�%a?r��rgalh9we*J round trip cost him $128. He trav|e$ath valley. But during three* there is no land more delightful J|n reds, pinks and |golds. hemmed in between the Panamint and Funeral range mountains. Amber and grays merge, then stand apart, Lav-: ender and rose soften the brilliance of the sf^^^^o^^^k^^i^^n^d^ a^ phojfe cliffs of blue-^narbJe,*polished by sand t'^J*?ft'*$\yt?n*?( and ."fi^lUfc'^n tribes. ToweTin| for httndteds: of is a resort that is unique-the v sjdn of men who dared to bend natui \\ their will and give .life and plea tl where she had dealt death and pwfji-tion. Cps I cWamS&&fce&,Jtt the shenfF ana treasurer. ; ^Vt was � tir^mmF^eSSSS!^. He weighs over 300 pounds, .Can anybody the coojflHttat ttagy^tyf [kaint on, f. Improves the ap-more paint of the are' of & feet ar^^te^^ilonil^^ frozen taffy, A^e foot of plateau from which the- entji_ of the valley may be -viewed. Tti great dead sea lQobjt |pWa mammoth ampitheatre."The Arrnegosa river-the largest^ f#$^fflr#vtifa ens in the sua salfajStsjieeeivmg the eye and givu^|w>